Category: Duvall Field

Council to Discuss New Duvall Field Concession Building Use Policies

The community celebrated the grand opening of the Duvall Field concession building and teh surrounding plaza last Friday. This gives us an opportunity to discuss the current and future use of Duvall Field facilities including field use and improvements. Food service has been limited due to Health Department regulations. There are existing Council-approved rules and […]

Monday October 16th, 2017 in Duvall Field | 1 Comment »

City May Get State Funds for Duvall Field Reconstruction Project

I attended College Park’s annual legislative dinner last night to talk about the second phase of the Duvall field reconstruction project. The dinner was attended by a number of representatives from the County, State and teh Federal government. Duvall Field, the largest City-owned park, is located along Rhode Island Avenue between Delaware Place and Blackfoot […]

Tuesday December 6th, 2016 in Development, Duvall Field | Comments Off on City May Get State Funds for Duvall Field Reconstruction Project

Duvall Field Project Gets Expanded Scope

Last summer, the City Council awarded two contracts for the replacement of the concession / restroom building at Duvall Field in order to preserve State of Maryland funding that was nearing expiration. The State approved these contracts and a Notice to Proceed was issued in November 2014. Subsequently, a developer contribution was received that provides […]

Wednesday February 18th, 2015 in Development, Duvall Field | Comments Off on Duvall Field Project Gets Expanded Scope

Council to Discuss Gateway Park and Duvall Field Projects

The City of College Park has been notified that the City will be receiving $129,169 in FY 2015 POS funds based on the 2010 census population. Applications for acquisition and/or development projects must be submitted by June 20, 2014. Typically, POS funding must be divided equally between acquisition and development projects. This year, all of […]

Sunday June 1st, 2014 in Development, Duvall Field, Gateway | Comments Off on Council to Discuss Gateway Park and Duvall Field Projects

Duvall Field to Get a New Concession Building

Due to the high cost (over $5,000,000) of renovation of the entire Duvall Field complex, the city has reexamined the project to make it more affordable. With input from the Boys and Girls Club and other community members, it was determined that the parking areas and playground could remain as-is and that a regulation football […]

Tuesday May 20th, 2014 in Development, Duvall Field | 1 Comment »

City Eyes Acquiring Four Houses on 50th Place, Then Backs Off

The City was considering acquiring four properties on 50th place (map below) across Duvall Field, according to the documents published on City’s website. However, opposition against the plan forced the City to back off from having  such acquisitions. The City staff instead recommended to spend the the related funds on other Duvall Field or Hollywood […]

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Monday June 13th, 2011 in #1 Liquor, Development, Duvall Field, Gateway | Comments Off on City Eyes Acquiring Four Houses on 50th Place, Then Backs Off